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March 26, 2024

Reflections on my Recent Trip to Israel

Dear Senesh Community, Usually I dread the 12-hour flight home from Israel, but this time was different. I needed the uninterrupted time to process and reflect on the week I spent there. How was it? Incredibly special and meaningful, deeply sad and painful, restorative and joyful, filled with despair and hope. It’s complicated to hold so many conflicting emotions, but that is Israel. It is a very difficult time—life is moving forward for many, but the impact and trauma of October 7th are ever-present. Before the 8th graders arrived, I spent time in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Cafes, parks, and...
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